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[CA, AU] Word Trails (by Brainbow Games)

07-19-2017, 02:34 PM
[CA, AU] Word Trails (by Brainbow Games)

Word Trails

Genres: Games Word

Discover a world of sumptuous semantics, luxurious literacy and phonological freshness in Word Trails, a word-building game for the grammatically gifted and non-gifted alike.

By creating a trail of words you’ll traverse a lexicon of language and explore new modes of letter-hunting in a tranquil and natural world.

Where will the trail lead you? Start your journey today!

Supported Devices:
  • iPhone4-iPhone4
  • iPad2Wifi-iPad2Wifi
  • iPad23G-iPad23G
  • iPhone4S-iPhone4S
  • iPadThirdGen-iPadThirdGen
  • iPadThirdGen4G-iPadThirdGen4G
  • iPhone5-iPhone5
  • iPodTouchFifthGen-iPodTouchFifthGen
  • iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen
  • iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPadMini-iPadMini
  • iPadMini4G-iPadMini4G
  • iPhone5c-iPhone5c
  • iPhone5s-iPhone5s
  • iPadAir-iPadAir
  • iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular
  • iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina
  • iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular
  • iPhone6-iPhone6
  • iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus
  • iPadAir2-iPadAir2
  • iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular
  • iPadMini3-iPadMini3
  • iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular
  • iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen
  • iPhone6s-iPhone6s
  • iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus
  • iPadMini4-iPadMini4
  • iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular
  • iPadPro-iPadPro
  • iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular
  • iPadPro97-iPadPro97
  • iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular
  • iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE
  • iPhone7-iPhone7
  • iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus
  • iPad611-iPad611
  • iPad612-iPad612
  • iPad71-iPad71
  • iPad72-iPad72
  • iPad73-iPad73
  • iPad74-iPad74

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 7.0

Download Size: 273.1MB

Last edited by barleyesq; 07-19-2017 at 02:46 PM.
07-19-2017, 02:50 PM
Word Trails is a word-game within a word-game wrapped up in a serene and relaxing world. If you like word games or puzzle games you'll likely want to check this out as there's nothing really like it out there at the moment.

In the game you'll be searching for hidden words in a dynamic evolving grid, but there's a unique meta-game twist. Performing well will earn you letter tiles which are used to build a path of words through an open world which offers plenty of freedom in terms of how to progress. Reaching new zones unlocks new modes of play and new scenery.

It will be exciting to see how people build their path through the world as no two play-throughs will be the same.

Would love to hear your feedback and use this to shape the future of the game!

Game is available in both the Australian and Canadian app stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/word-trails/id1238233488?ls=1&mt=8 (Australia)
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/word-trails/id1238233488?ls=1&mt=8 (Canada)

07-19-2017, 03:09 PM
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 874
The gameplay's pretty basic. Hopefully there's more to come in terms of mechanics because I'm not sure there's a great deal here to really get your teeth into.

That said it's pretty, polished and I like the idea of progressing via a path of words.
I just hope there's more to come to enhance the very basic foundation.
07-19-2017, 03:33 PM
Yeah, we're pretty light in terms of features right now, which is why we are hoping to get some input from you guys!

What would you like to see in the game?

Last edited by barleyesq; 07-19-2017 at 03:40 PM.
07-19-2017, 03:40 PM
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 874
Well, without spoiling anything, does the core gameplay evolve at all?

I understand that you could ramp up difficulty with different tile sets or more stringent time limits but are there plans for something a bit more fundamentally different along the way?

Combos? Colour as well as letter matching? Special tiles (multiplier, swap surrounding tiles etc.)? Any of that sort of thing to jazz up the meat of the game.
There's much better ideas than those to be had of course, just an idea of the sort of thing I mean.
07-19-2017, 03:44 PM
Yep, so currently things do change up when you move through the zones and in terms of the meat and bones, we have almost all of those things coming, so stay tuned and please do keep the ideas and feedback coming!

We really appreciate your feedback - it will make a difference.
07-20-2017, 02:27 AM
So what would you guys like to see from a word game? Or if you've plaid Word Trails, what would you like to see from this word game?
03-02-2018, 09:59 AM
Big update coming!

Big changes are coming to Word Trails!

We've completely restructured the world map - it's now split into 10 beautifully crafted island biomes.

To unlock each one you'll need complete a number of objectives in previous islands. The maps are more interesting so you can try your hand at freeing captured birds, collecting coins as you build your trail and attempting to make use of sneaky shortcuts to reach your destination faster. Overall, we think the progression system is much more engaging.

The main word search game has also had some love. Power-ups, spawned when creating longer words, give you greater influence over the board and add a layer of depth that was missing before.

Overall, we can't wait to see what you mobile game lovin' folk think of the improvements, so stay tuned in the next couple of weeks!
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